usage of usb sticks on the laptops

2007-06-28 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Hi all, we've recently added support for usb sticks in the datastore and the journal activity and I'm a bit worried about the kids pulling out the stick before the data has been fully written into the stick. Perhaps we'll need to do the same as is done everywhere and notify when a device that

Re: [sugar] TamTam for Trial-2

2007-07-02 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Hi, On Mon, 2007-07-02 at 11:10 -0400, Jean Piché wrote: The following features will depend on Mesh and Journal stability/ usability over the next few days: Network synchronisation for TamTamJam (many machines can improvise/ play together on a shared pulse) Some Journal

Re: XO offline content management strategy / tools

2007-07-24 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Tue, 2007-07-24 at 03:36 -0700, Luke Hutchison wrote: PS anyone know why xbook doesn't support djvu-libre, when evince does? A lot of public domain scanned books are available in deja vu format. Evince needs to be compiled with dejavu support. I think it's only that.

Re: #2633 NORM Trial-3: TamTam needs R/W access to home directory, not included in Rainbow

2007-08-16 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Wed, 2007-08-15 at 20:28 -0400, Owen Williams wrote: What's the best way to implement this change and maintain compatibility? If SUGAR_ACTIVITY_ROOT exists, use it, but if not, use HOME? Well, SUGAR_ACTIVITY_ROOT should always exist when your activity is ran inside Sugar, regardless of

Re: Power manager specification... (request for comments).

2007-08-17 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Hi, On Wed, 2007-08-15 at 16:01 -0400, Jim Gettys wrote: When we are suspended, and the battery wakes us up because it is low, then: For now, graceful shutdown after journal has been notified May do hibernation if enough flash is available. I guess what we want here is to notify

Re: external optical drives not showing up in the Journal

2007-10-16 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Hi Christoph, On Tue, 2007-10-16 at 14:45 +0200, Christoph Derndorfer wrote: Hey everyone, I was experimenting with an external optical drive connected via USB today and while it I had no trouble accessing it via the shell (well, at least after a friend helped me out) I was a bit

Re: Journal integration doubt

2007-10-21 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Sun, 2007-10-21 at 16:40 +0530, Arjun Sarwal wrote: I am trying to associate a simple text file with the journal object. Within a logging session of Measure activity, many logs are created and the file that I am trying to associate with the journal object would basically contain the file

Re: [sugar] providing files to activities

2007-11-07 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Wed, 2007-11-07 at 11:59 -0500, Albert Cahalan wrote: I'm hearing that files will be provided to activites as hard links. This is not good. It prevents atomic update via rename. Far better is to provide directories, one per file, so that updates can be made atomic. While you can't hard

Re: [sugar] secure /tmp and /var/tmp

2007-11-08 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Thu, 2007-11-08 at 18:11 +0100, Bert Freudenberg wrote: On Nov 8, 2007, at 18:09 , Marco Pesenti Gritti wrote: Though applications backwards compatibility just doesn't make sense in this context. We consciously broke it with the high level design, both of the user experience and of the

Re: DBus signature for gtk objects

2007-11-28 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Tue, 2007-11-27 at 19:29 -0200, Rafael Barbolo Lopes wrote: Is it possible to exchange gtk objects (a gtk.gdk.Pixmap) thought DBus tubes? If it is, can someone help me to find a way to do this? I think it's necessary to create a BusObject, but I can't get it working using this quick

Re: Active activities as Widgets

2007-11-30 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Fri, 2007-11-30 at 06:51 -0800, Gerard J. Cerchio wrote: I have been reviewing the code in the chat application and given the abilities of the dbus do not feel that text messages will add all that much complexity to the application. My original query was not as much having a chat window

Re: olpc-update fails: When I attempt to update to ANY joyride, I get an error that Could not download update contents file from: rsync://updates.laptop.org/build-joyride-1364/contents I don't think t

2007-12-04 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Tue, 2007-12-04 at 08:29 -0500, ffm wrote: When I attempt to update to ANY joyride, I get an error that Could not download update contents file from: rsync://updates.laptop.org/build-joyride-1364/contents I don't think the requested build number exists. updates.laptop.org is not a

Re: olpc-update fails: When I attempt to update to ANY joyride, I get an error that Could not download update contents file from: rsync://updates.laptop.org/build-joyride-1364/contents I don't think t

2007-12-04 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Tue, 2007-12-04 at 08:43 -0500, ffm wrote: On 12/4/07, Tomeu Vizoso [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: -bash-3.2# olpc-update -frvv joyride-1363 Downloading contents of build joyride-1363. @ERROR: unknown module 'build-joyride-1363': [Errno 28] No space left

boot failed after updating MP to joyride-357 (activation?)

2007-12-04 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Hi, After rebooting, a sad face appeared, 'BOOT FAILED' was written at the top left and under the laptop icon was a lock. Booting the alternate image (pressing the 'O' button while powering on) worked fine. What did I wrong? Thanks, Tomeu ___ Devel

Re: New joyride build 1432

2007-12-16 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Sun, 2007-12-16 at 15:01 +0100, Pascal Scheffers wrote: I get lots of: modprobe: FATAL Could not load /bib/modules/2.6.22-2007...5831/ modules.dep: No such file or directory After a forced shutdown, it seems to have caused jffs2 corruption as boot stops at Starting HAL daemon with

Re: Update of activities over the web

2007-12-23 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Updating activities have been just implemented: http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/4906 Tomeu On Sat, 2007-12-22 at 18:59 -0800, Gerard J. Cerchio wrote: I have noticed that PlayGo is listed as an activity on the Austria download site. I think this great, but I have one problem: Updating the

Re: B2s

2008-01-02 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Wed, 2008-01-02 at 16:48 -0300, Ricardo Carrano wrote: I am trying to put some B2-1s in good use. I read that 406.15 is the recommended os version but I can't find it anywhere. Any idea of where can I get it? Thanks a lot! In my opinion, the current software should be able to run on the

Re: B2s

2008-01-02 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
:58 PM, Tomeu Vizoso [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 2008-01-02 at 16:48 -0300, Ricardo Carrano wrote: I am trying to put some B2-1s in good use. I read that 406.15 is the recommended os version but I can't find it anywhere. Any idea of where can I get it? Thanks a lot! In my

Re: Can't run applications on Sugar

2008-01-04 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Hi, could you please reply with the file in /home/olpc/.sugar/default/datastore/store/index/config attached? Could be also helpful if you attached the sugar debugging logs by following the instructions in http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Attaching_Sugar_Logs_to_Tickets . Thanks, Tomeu On Fri,

Re: New joyride build 1509

2008-01-05 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Hi, perhaps updates.l.o is without disk space again? -bash-3.2# olpc-update -rfvv joyride-1509 Downloading contents of build joyride-1509. @ERROR: unknown module 'build-joyride-1509': Command '['/usr/bin/fakeroot', '-i', '/home/upserv/builds/[EMAIL PROTECTED]/fakeroot.state', '-s',

Re: [sugar] Does anyone know Game Baker?

2008-01-07 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Mon, 2008-01-07 at 00:05 +0100, Christoph Derndorfer wrote: Hello all, I recently stumbled across the Game Baker project (http://code.google.com/p/game-baker/) and apparently this is a visual game editor for children, and it's written in Python... Does anyone here happen to have any

Re: Update.1 680 does not work for me

2008-01-10 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Hi, known issue, hope next build will be sane: http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/5949 Thanks, Tomeu On Thu, 2008-01-10 at 14:35 -0500, Mikus Grinbergs wrote: Downloaded build 680 two hours ago. Installed it (together with ROM Q2D08) on my G1G1, going by the directions on the wiki

Re: Update to Terminal Activity

2008-01-12 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Have you talked with Eben about it? When I'm not completely sure about how to add a new feature to the UI, I use to explain him the problem. He uses to come up with solutions that surprise me. And this in most of one occasion has saved me having to reimplement the feature later. ;) Tomeu On

Re: New update.1 build 681

2008-01-13 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Hi, we have been using 1.0.2 since a long time. Your patch was developed and tested with that version so there's not problem. What happened here is that by some mistake the 1.0.4 got into the update.1 branch and, when we tried to roll it back, the bindings stayed. This caused the link error

Re: New update.1 build 682

2008-01-15 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Hi, On Tue, 2008-01-15 at 16:05 -0600, Dennis Gilmore wrote: -Journal-82.xo +Journal-83.xo Please see http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/5984 . Thanks, Tomeu ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: New update.1 build 682

2008-01-16 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Can you give some more details? Particularly, see http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Attaching_Sugar_Logs_to_Tickets and also /var/log/messages would be of interest. Thanks, Tomeu On Wed, 2008-01-16 at 07:18 -0800, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I can't get the journal to see the SD card with this build. I

Re: New update.1 build 682

2008-01-19 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
as the RC is released. David Lang On Wed, 16 Jan 2008, Tomeu Vizoso wrote: Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2008 10:29:25 -0500 From: Tomeu Vizoso [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: New update.1 build 682 Can you give some more details? Particularly, see

Re: New update.1 build 682

2008-01-20 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
David Lang On Sat, 19 Jan 2008, Tomeu Vizoso wrote: Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2008 20:02:02 -0500 From: Tomeu Vizoso [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: New update.1 build 682 Hi, looks like you have found http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/4013

Re: [PATCH] RFC: ReadActivity fullscreen, paging changes

2008-01-28 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Hi, On Sun, 2008-01-27 at 17:42 -0600, Klaus Weidner wrote: On Sun, Jan 27, 2008 at 02:17:04PM -0500, Michael Stone wrote: While I can't say how your efforts will wind up being used, I very much want to thank you for stepping up to work on these issues and for submitting such clear

Re: Python Development

2008-01-28 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Hi, On Mon, 2008-01-28 at 16:25 -0500, 7150 wrote: I am sorry to bother you on this list, but answers seem not to becoming from elsewhere. You are welcome, questions like this are more than appropriate, but is better to have them in the sugar mailing list:

Re: New joyride build 1591

2008-01-29 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Tue, 2008-01-29 at 09:15 +0100, Reinier Heeres wrote: -sugar-evince-python 2.20.1.1-1.olpc2 +sugar-evince-python 2.20.1.1-2.olpc2 -bootfw q2d09-3.olpc2.unsigned +bootfw q2d10-1.olpc2.unsigned +desktop-file-utils 0.12-4.fc7 +djvulibre 3.5.18-2.olpc2 -sugar-evince 2.20.1.1-1.olpc2

Re: flash usb drives not on journal

2008-01-30 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Tue, 2008-01-29 at 22:50 -0200, Ricardo Carrano wrote: I apologize if this is intended and I missed the news, but usb sticks are not displaying in the journal anymore (joyride 1608). In order for usb sticks to appear in the journal, several components need to cooperate: at least the kernel,

Re: New joyride build 1614

2008-01-30 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Wed, 2008-01-30 at 23:22 +0200, Jani Monoses wrote: -sugar-presence-service 0.65-0.31.20080103git76984f3f28 +sugar-presence-service 0.75.0-1 The version number does not seem to have been bumped to 0.75.0 in git master. Where does it come from? I noticed the same with journal and

prevent data loss in running activities

2008-02-02 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Hi, as tracked in tickets #4088 and #6014, there are two situations where the user can loose data inadvertently: - user shutdowns from the system menu, - laptop shutdowns unexpectedly because the laptop runs out of power or the user pressed the power button. Most activities are saving their

Re: prevent data loss in running activities

2008-02-04 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Fri, 2008-02-01 at 13:41 +0100, Tomeu Vizoso wrote: Summarizing, I see three possibilities: - Adopt a full-fledged implementation of XSMP and ask activities to support just the save-on-shutdown part of it. (Giving a nice wrapper at least for python activities). - Implement a subset

Re: SD card errors on resume after suspend, joyride 1634 firmware q2d12

2008-02-04 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Hi, I think you have found http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/4013 . Thanks, Tomeu On Mon, 2008-02-04 at 17:16 -0600, Mark Bauer wrote: This happens maybe not every time, but at least 50% of the time, when I wake from suspend (or sleep), the SD card returns an error df: '/media/SD1':

Re: Help for kick off!

2008-02-05 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Tue, 2008-02-05 at 10:48 +0530, ASWATHY PRASAD wrote: Hi, How to get started with OLPC for developing a software? Is there any area which we require to know about in particular? How can we get to know more about the architecture of the OLPC? Also the OS of OLPC and the

Re: How to create a new MIME type for a Sugar activity?

2008-02-06 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Mon, 2008-02-04 at 11:21 -0600, James Simmons wrote: I am writing a Sugar activity in Python. This activity will enable the user to navigate through a list of image files stored in a Zip file by using the arrow keys, and might support a slideshow feature too. There might be a hundred

python activities startup

2008-02-06 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Hi, as we all know, activities that use the python API (most of them) start up very slow in the XO, a trivial one launching in 7 seconds. http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/5228 I don't know yet if performance work will land in update.2 or in update.3, but now may be a good moment to summarize what

Re: [sugar] python activities startup

2008-02-06 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Wed, 2008-02-06 at 15:20 +0100, Ryan Pavlik wrote: Tomeu Vizoso wrote: Hi, as we all know, activities that use the python API (most of them) start up very slow in the XO, a trivial one launching in 7 seconds. http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/5228 I don't know yet if performance

Re: python activities startup

2008-02-06 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Wed, 2008-02-06 at 09:31 -0500, Benjamin M. Schwartz wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Tomeu Vizoso wrote: By the data in #5228, looks like more than 50% of time is spent importing modules. dbus, telepathy and pygtk make for more than 30% of _total_ startup time

Re: How to create a new MIME type for a Sugar activity?

2008-02-06 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Wed, 2008-02-06 at 09:39 -0600, James Simmons wrote: Tomeu, The problem is that my application does not create the Zip files filled with images, it only reads them. Oh, now I see. I had noticed that when I put a flash drive containing hundreds of images into my XO that it thrashed for

Re: python activities startup

2008-02-06 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Wed, 2008-02-06 at 09:59 -0500, Benjamin M. Schwartz wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Tomeu Vizoso wrote: If I understand correctly how that fork() would work, what we would be saving in that case is the reading of modules, but the python code at the module scope

Re: Activity Icons gone

2008-02-06 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Could you please activate debugging and attach logs? http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Attaching_Sugar_Logs_to_Tickets Thanks! On Wed, 2008-02-06 at 22:13 +, Andres Cabrera wrote: Hi all, I've suddenly lost all the icons for activities, after trying to update the Develop Activity. I deleted

Re: [sugar] Matplotlib vs PyCha

2008-02-07 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Thu, 2008-02-07 at 02:20 -0500, Arjun Sarwal wrote: Hi, In continuation with my previous email[1] in which I had mentioned that I was looking for python packages that would enable me to do graphing/plotting of data in various formats. I searched through a series of packages. One that I

Re: python activities startup

2008-02-08 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Thu, 2008-02-07 at 16:46 +, Simon McVittie wrote: A better solution would be for Rainbow to avoid SessionBus() entirely, and instead use an instance of the superclass, dbus.bus.BusConnection. This does not have the weird caching behaviour at all (one call to the constructor = one

Re: [sugar] python activities startup

2008-02-08 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Fri, 2008-02-08 at 14:44 +0100, Tomeu Vizoso wrote: On Fri, 2008-02-08 at 13:41 +0100, Tomeu Vizoso wrote: On Thu, 2008-02-07 at 16:46 +, Simon McVittie wrote: A better solution would be for Rainbow to avoid SessionBus() entirely, and instead use an instance of the superclass

status of startup speedup

2008-02-08 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Hi, attached is a patch to rainbow for executing python activities inside a forked child. This saves quite a bit of the initializing code, taking a 7s. activity to start in 3. Perhaps we could preload some more initializations. Haven't even looked yet at possible memory savings. The only

Re: python activities startup

2008-02-08 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Fri, 2008-02-08 at 13:41 +0100, Tomeu Vizoso wrote: On Thu, 2008-02-07 at 16:46 +, Simon McVittie wrote: A better solution would be for Rainbow to avoid SessionBus() entirely, and instead use an instance of the superclass, dbus.bus.BusConnection. This does not have the weird caching

Re: status of startup speedup

2008-02-08 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Fri, 2008-02-08 at 14:23 -0500, Michael Stone wrote: Tomeu, The only remaining issue is that activities cannot update their journal entries. They are able to create the entries in the datastore, but the second call to the DS service fails. Please publish the traceback so that I can

Re: status of startup speedup

2008-02-09 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Fri, 2008-02-08 at 14:23 -0500, Michael Stone wrote: Tomeu, The only remaining issue is that activities cannot update their journal entries. They are able to create the entries in the datastore, but the second call to the DS service fails. Please publish the traceback so that I can

Re: Updating translations for release...

2008-02-09 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Fri, 2008-02-08 at 22:38 +0530, Sayamindu Dasgupta wrote: 1) Can the activities be updated by you updating the packages, or will this require work by the activity developers? Yes one can simply do a git pull from dev.laptop.org and the latest translations will go in. Have updated the

Re: Updating translations for release...

2008-02-10 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Sun, 2008-02-10 at 08:23 +0530, Sayamindu Dasgupta wrote: On Feb 9, 2008 10:49 PM, Tomeu Vizoso [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, 2008-02-08 at 22:38 +0530, Sayamindu Dasgupta wrote: 1) Can the activities be updated by you updating the packages, or will this require work

Re: How to create a new MIME type for a Sugar activity?

2008-02-12 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Tue, 2008-02-12 at 18:32 +, Ivo Emanuel Gonçalves wrote: On 2/12/08, Bert Freudenberg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: So if any, it's made-up by those crazy freedesktop.org guys. Someone find and beat them into a pulp for leading other people astray. I think the mimes rpm in F8 has those

Re: startup question

2008-02-12 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Tue, 2008-02-12 at 08:37 -0500, Mikus Grinbergs wrote: I'm used to regular Linux, where I can access files from a command without having to go through the Journal. I have an SD card in my XO, on which I keep files regarding setting up / customizing the XO. Apparently, the XO goes out

Re: Items for update.1 RC3

2008-02-13 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Wed, 2008-02-13 at 11:12 +0530, Sayamindu Dasgupta wrote: Hi, I have information about the releases of new packages (to pickup translations) for the following modules: acoustic measure calculate chat journal measure memorize pippy read record sugar web I believe we are still

repositories and releases

2008-02-15 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Hi, last terminal bundle was released from a private tree [0] instead of from the main repository [1]. http://dev.laptop.org/git?p=users/mstone/terminal-activity;a=summary http://dev.laptop.org/git?p=projects/terminal-activity;a=summary Am I wrong to think that this is bad and will cause

Re: help about helix libraries

2008-02-15 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Fri, 2008-02-15 at 18:14 +0500, Waqas Toor wrote: Thanks Tomeu, My activity works fine but as i am using evince as a pdf document reader and helix as the libraries for mp3 decoding, the only problem is that when i play some sound the control is stuck between that run() method, i tried

Re: A modest proposal.

2008-02-20 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Tue, 2008-02-19 at 15:45 -0500, C. Scott Ananian wrote: implementation details Clicking on a link of this form would add this person to your buddy list. Communicating with a this form of buddy would, in parallel, (a) attempt to contact the IPv6 Link-Local address formed from the lower 64

Re: Is read_file() always called after an activity __init__?

2008-02-28 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 12:45 PM, Gary C Martin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Tomeu, On 28 Feb 2008, at 09:40, Tomeu Vizoso wrote: Well, __init__ is too soon. Well before calling activity.Activity.__init__(self, handle) yes that would be a real bad idea for sure :-) but after

Re: Metadata preserved across reboots?

2008-02-28 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 8:02 PM, James Simmons [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Tomeu, As I've mentioned before, I'm working on an EText reading activity that uses metadata to save the current page number when the activity closes, kind of like a bookmark. When the activity is resumed the saved

Re: Is read_file() always called after an activity __init__?

2008-02-29 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 10:56 PM, Gary C Martin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It does seem like read_file() is only triggered if you have previously saved an actual file to filesystem, if you just have metadata, no call is ever made to read_file() so it's a rather bad place to pick-up the

Re: [sugar] Journal: two quick suggestions

2008-02-29 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 5:17 PM, Christoph Derndorfer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: One can imagine that the subject of an activity is actually subjectively defined, and even when it's relatively clear, we might wind up with some for each of math, geometry,

Re: Accessing PenTablet coordinates from PyGTK

2008-02-29 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 6:08 PM, Patrick Dubroy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm trying to get access to the PenTablet from within a PyGTK application. Since the PenTablet isn't working in the current system, I had to modify xorg.conf to use the evdev driver (as in this example:

Re: Is read_file() always called after an activity __init__?

2008-03-01 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Sat, Mar 1, 2008 at 3:12 AM, John Gilmore [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hmmm, so if my activity needs it's preferences before it can display anything to the user, potential future lazy loading of the data-store (to try and speed up general activity start-up time) is going to leave folks

Re: storing Activity parameters

2008-03-03 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Sun, Mar 2, 2008 at 1:51 PM, Gary C Martin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm having some indecision about my own (very simple) activity state saving. Just had a though that may add another possibility to this thread. What if both journal and file-system were used to store the activity state,

Re: Need Help

2008-03-04 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 6:54 AM, Benjamin M. Schwartz [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Waqas Toor wrote: | Hello All, | | I am having a problem and unable to find any solution regarding that, | I have written an activity in using GTK and glade, and have sugarized | it according to the hello

Re: Why is Terminal 'extra' ?

2008-03-06 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Thu, Mar 6, 2008 at 7:39 PM, C. Scott Ananian [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, Mar 6, 2008 at 11:37 AM, Mikus Grinbergs [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Was not aware of the implications of the official builds from now on will contain only _base_ Activities (discussed in Ticket #6598),

Re: Opening Browse programatically

2008-03-09 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Sun, Mar 9, 2008 at 10:41 AM, Joshua Minor [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I want to make a button in my activity that opens a particular URL with Browse. I found some code like this: activityfactory.create_with_uri('org.laptop.WebActivity', url) but that doesn't seem to work properly. It

Re: Accessing PenTablet coordinates from PyGTK

2008-03-10 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Sun, Mar 9, 2008 at 8:18 PM, Patrick Dubroy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 1:38 PM, Tomeu Vizoso [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 6:08 PM, Patrick Dubroy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Apparently there used to be a method gdk.Window.input_get_pointer

Re: drawing, structured graphics

2008-03-10 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 3:09 PM, Victor Lazzarini [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, what would be the best bet for going about implementing structured graphics a-la Tkinter's canvas class in XO activities? Would it be PyCairo? or PyGTK (gtk/gdk)? Pycairo looks best to me. There's not much

Re: Missing Dependency: xorg-x11-proto-devel = 7.2-12

2008-03-12 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 3:23 PM, Teus Benschop [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: See ticket http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/6650 When doing a yum install gtk2-devel, it errors on Missing Dependency: xorg-x11-proto-devel = 7.2-12. Any help would be appreciated to resolve this. Could I point yum to

Re: Sugar jhbuild bug

2008-03-12 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 2:56 PM, James Simmons [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm trying to set up sugar-jhbuild on my OpenSuse 10.2 computer. When I was satisfying all the dependencies reported by the build option I noticed one that seemed very odd. It wanted automake 1.7. Open Suse installs

Re: Sugar jhbuild bug

2008-03-12 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 5:17 PM, James Simmons [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Tomeu, The Suse repositories don't have RPMs for automake other than 1.9. However, you have given me an idea to try. I noticed that automake's executeable has a version number in it, and it is symlinked to automake.

Re: Update.1 activities download script

2008-03-17 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 4:53 PM, Bert Freudenberg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mar 17, 2008, at 14:48 , Chris Hager wrote: Bert Freudenberg wrote: ... To save download time, do something like this first: cp -a /usr/share/activities/*.activity /home/olpc/Activities Maybe

Re: Interested in the Google Summer of Code

2008-03-19 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Hi, if you are interested in hacking Sugar, please check the roadmap in the mail below and find something you would have fun working on: http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/sugar/2008-March/004546.html I would recommend people interested in participating in the google summer code to send an email

Re: Detecting MIME type of a shared file

2008-03-19 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 9:43 PM, Michael Stone [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 09:18:05AM -0500, James Simmons wrote: how can I tell what kind of file I am receiving when someone shares a file with me? You might examine python's mimetypes module or the 'file' command. I

Re: Detecting MIME type of a shared file

2008-03-19 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 11:08 PM, James Simmons [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Tomeu and Michael, It turns out Python has a method you can pass a filename to and it will identify if the file is a Zip file or not, based on the magic number, not the filename. It seems to do the trick. As a rule

Re: [sugar] OLPC Usability Testing Class Project

2008-03-20 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Hi, On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 11:24 PM, Frederick Grose [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This note is a request for the broader community to consider potential topic areas that might be prime for some usability testing. (Here is a quick review of usability testing,

Re: Call for Papers/Talks/Ideas! Update.2 Mini-Conference

2008-03-21 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Is still the plan for Update.2 to be about the most urgent needs from the deployments? Tomeu ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Call for Papers/Talks/Ideas! Update.2 Mini-Conference

2008-03-21 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Fri, Mar 21, 2008 at 6:50 PM, NoiseEHC [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Could somebody answer these questions? 1. What is the status of zlib - lzo transition in jffs2? 2. What is the status of the new X architecture? (The name is DRM but I am not sure.) 3. What is the status of the shared page

Re: Call for Papers/Talks/Ideas! Update.2 Mini-Conference

2008-03-21 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
-news/2007-February/43.html Tomeu Vizoso wrote: On Fri, Mar 21, 2008 at 6:50 PM, NoiseEHC [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Could somebody answer these questions? 1. What is the status of zlib - lzo transition in jffs2? 2. What is the status of the new X architecture? (The name

Re: Interest in GSOC 2008

2008-03-21 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
2008/3/21 Alex Escalona [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hi, I am writing to express interest in the GSoC 2008 mentorship offered by the One Laptop Per Child association. I am a first-year graduate student in computer science at the Illinois Institute of Technology's MSCS program. My disciplinary

Re: JS-Python Communication using PyXPCom

2008-03-23 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Hi, thought I already had suggested this a long time ago, but anyway: - Create a XPCOM service in JS that exposes the spreadsheet functionality implemented in JS. - Create another XPCOM service in python that exposes the needed Sugar functionality. Shouldn't this allow you to integrate

Re: Mini-Conference Proposal: desktop applications

2008-03-23 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Sat, Mar 22, 2008 at 1:02 PM, Marco Pesenti Gritti [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sugar breaks with the standard desktop metaphor by design and doing so it introduces incompatibilities at several levels. The barrier between activities and standard applications proved to be a critical problem

Re: 1789 - sugar does not boot (1788 and 1790 either)

2008-03-23 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Sat, Mar 22, 2008 at 7:37 PM, Mark Bauer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I also have had issues with builds 1788 and 1790. These would also not boot. I resorted back to 1784 to get it to boot. With 1788 it looked like it was locked up, but the power button still puts it in suspend and

Re: Mini-Conference Proposal: olpcfs

2008-03-23 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Hi, On Fri, Mar 21, 2008 at 5:53 PM, C. Scott Ananian [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: One major frustration with the existing datastore implementation is that is unfriendly to legacy applications: you can't easily use the command-line to browse through it, and you can't save a file from an

Mini-Conference Proposal: sugar performance

2008-03-23 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
What I see we can do in the short/medium term: - Launch python activities in a preinitialized python interpreter, may save memory too. - Move datastore and sharing initialization later after the UI has been launched, the user won't be able to start working sooner, but will be given a better idea

Re: Mini-Conference Proposal: sugar performance

2008-03-23 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Sun, Mar 23, 2008 at 7:01 PM, Gary C Martin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 23 Mar 2008, at 17:13, Tomeu Vizoso wrote: - Move datastore and sharing initialization later after the UI has been launched, the user won't be able to start working sooner, but will be given a better idea

Re: JS-Python Communication using PyXPCom

2008-03-23 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Sun, Mar 23, 2008 at 7:06 PM, Luke Closs [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 23-Mar-08, at 3:03 AM, Tomeu Vizoso wrote: thought I already had suggested this a long time ago, but anyway: - Create a XPCOM service in JS that exposes the spreadsheet functionality implemented in JS

Re: New faster build 1794

2008-03-24 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Hi, looks like updates.l.o ran out of disk again. Tomeu On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 3:04 AM, Gary Oberbrunner [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Michael Stone wrote: The updates server pulls down builds lazily on request. In other words, rsync'ing against it only tells you what builds it has _cached_,

Mini-Conference Proposal: hand-key scrolling

2008-03-24 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Hi, our UI was designed taking in account that we would have this feature, but we haven't until now and it's not clear when we'll get it nor which amount of modification will be needed to activities that wish to use it. I think we should discuss the alternatives we have here, including

Re: [sugar] Update-1 process

2008-03-24 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Perhaps 2.6 rpms could go into the update1.1 release people have been talking about? Tomeu On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 1:51 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi everyone, I'd like to point out that AbiWord-2.6.0 and hence libabiword has been tagged for full release to the linux distros.

Re: Mini-Conference Proposal: sugar performance

2008-03-24 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Sun, Mar 23, 2008 at 9:01 PM, Gary C Martin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 23 Mar 2008, at 18:32, Tomeu Vizoso wrote: The idea is that, instead of waiting 5 seconds for the full UI to appear, the activity window would appear after, say, 3 seconds, half a second later the document

Re: Mini-Conference Proposal: olpcfs

2008-03-25 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 5:35 PM, C. Scott Ananian [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, Mar 23, 2008 at 12:20 PM, Tomeu Vizoso [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: - Do you think that the POSIX API is very much tied to the underlying implementation or should be discussed separately? I have at least

Re: Tkinter in olpc

2008-03-28 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 11:09 PM, Aaron Konstam [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Does anyone have and opinion on whether python's Tkinter facility could be added to python on the XO by simply copying the contents of lib-tk from an f7 system? Don't know much about tkinter, but you could try shipping

OLPC is hiring a Sugar developer

2008-04-01 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
Hi all, as you may have already noticed, some days ago (so not an April fools' hoax) appeared a new job posting in the main laptop.org site: http://www.laptop.org/en/jobs.shtml#User%20Interface%20Developer%20for%20Sugar So, if you would like to become part of the core Sugar team and help to

Re: Mini-conference on Apr 3/4!

2008-04-01 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 4:44 AM, Jon Phillips [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, 2008-03-30 at 23:40 +0200, Tomeu Vizoso wrote: - just have the talks via mailing list and IRC? I think that this will not work...if there is really a plan to have a conf., need to give like 1-2 months minimum

Re: Power Management

2008-04-02 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
2008/4/2 Aswathy [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hi We are trying to enhance the power management module in OLPC. We thought of developing the application using Gtk+ in C. We have tried one small program in OLPC. Built using gtk+ in C. It displays the battery details of the OLPC. We have run the

Re: Power Management

2008-04-02 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Wed, Apr 2, 2008 at 12:54 PM, Aswathy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This is our whole idea. Do give suggestions on this. Also how we can make this application compatible with the OLPC. Actually we were really new to the OLPC. We just came to know about OLPC last year. We started thinking about

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